What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name CHENEZ, KIM M Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,227.53 Date 05/14/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLINGTON, JILL A Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $38,227.47 Date 03/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARADIES, DIANE Employer name Ulster County Amount $38,227.38 Date 03/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PENIRD, ELLEN M Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,227.34 Date 01/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCARDUZIO, MATTHEW J Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $38,227.24 Date 10/24/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACKSON, CRYSTAL R Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,227.10 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUPP, LORI T Employer name Town of Elmira Amount $38,226.90 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEDDICK, JENNIFER C Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,226.66 Date 12/10/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, BOBBI R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $38,226.65 Date 04/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERMORE, MICHAEL A Employer name Village of Sinclairville Amount $38,226.51 Date 10/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL, ANGELA Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,226.37 Date 06/09/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, MICHELE M Employer name Town of Bergen Amount $38,226.29 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINTERTON, TAMARA L Employer name Bethlehem CSD Amount $38,226.26 Date 09/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JABLON, ANA E Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,226.20 Date 10/03/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENGWER, CHERYL A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,225.86 Date 10/17/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FAY, DIANE J Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,225.60 Date 05/04/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name URQUHART, PATRICIA L Employer name Orleans County Amount $38,225.60 Date 11/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARTOSZ, KEVIN E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,225.45 Date 07/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRO, PAULETTE M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $38,225.14 Date 05/01/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLETT, JEREMY J Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $38,224.93 Date 11/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAUER, TIFFANY L Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $38,224.73 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERALD, CECILIA M Employer name NYC Criminal Court Amount $38,224.54 Date 02/29/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGOBOOM, RYAN LINDSEY Employer name SUNY Binghamton Amount $38,224.52 Date 04/22/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, LESBIA E Employer name Levittown UFSD-Abbey Lane Amount $38,224.38 Date 06/21/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SUGG, LORI A Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,224.22 Date 10/12/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AHERN, ELIZABETH R Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $38,223.83 Date 10/19/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNOWLES, CECILIA H Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $38,223.82 Date 02/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GIANATIEMPO, STEVEN J Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,223.71 Date 04/03/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SILBURN, THOMAS W Employer name Warren County Amount $38,223.66 Date 12/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENDERSON, GEORGIANNA J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $38,223.30 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWENS, JENNIFER R Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,223.17 Date 08/04/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THURSTON, LORI J Employer name Cayuga County Amount $38,223.17 Date 09/09/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCKE, KEVIN W Employer name Oneida County Amount $38,222.56 Date 02/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VAN VALKENBURG, MARK W, JR Employer name Delaware County Amount $38,222.35 Date 08/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FULLER, RENE L Employer name Cattaraugus County Amount $38,222.34 Date 11/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYLOR, SUSAN J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,222.32 Date 08/23/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GERACE, HEIDI A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,222.15 Date 04/13/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEDOPAK, JOAN M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,222.15 Date 03/14/1975 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHHOLTZ, RUTH J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,222.11 Date 09/05/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARY, EILEEN M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,222.11 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINDSTEDT, FAITH J Employer name Erie County Amount $38,222.10 Date 01/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLLINS, SYLVIA Employer name Erie County Amount $38,222.08 Date 03/05/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIS, LINDA A Employer name Albion CSD Amount $38,222.00 Date 12/16/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC GRATH, JANICE M Employer name Erie County Amount $38,221.98 Date 07/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VELASQUEZ, HELEN A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,221.97 Date 07/08/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'BRIEN, MELISSA A Employer name Erie County Amount $38,221.80 Date 05/12/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONKLIN, GEORGE F Employer name Katonah-Lewisboro UFSD Amount $38,221.43 Date 09/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, JEREMY W Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $38,221.36 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JAVIER, HEIDI T Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $38,221.03 Date 12/30/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JONES, BRYAN W Employer name Cornell University Amount $38,220.46 Date 10/12/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRERA, EDWARD Employer name New York Public Library Amount $38,220.44 Date 05/02/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CAROL A Employer name Town of New Paltz Amount $38,220.40 Date 04/25/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRUMMOND, KELLY A Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,220.38 Date 04/06/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBIN E Employer name Oswego County Amount $38,220.13 Date 07/16/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, TAMITRIS Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,219.85 Date 05/30/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STACKHOUSE, DONNA F Employer name Town of Bethel Amount $38,219.82 Date 09/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LINK, LISA Employer name William Floyd UFSD Amount $38,219.67 Date 01/13/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GREENE, KATHLEEN J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $38,219.56 Date 03/08/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAXL, STEPHEN J Employer name Naples CSD Amount $38,219.50 Date 11/13/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HART, BONNIE L Employer name Tompkins County Amount $38,219.38 Date 10/05/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, ELSA I Employer name Town of Delhi Amount $38,219.28 Date 06/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITLYK, ANNE E Employer name Upper Hudson Library System Amount $38,219.28 Date 09/07/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PINTO, CAROL ANN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $38,219.16 Date 03/23/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERCATILI, THERESA A Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $38,219.08 Date 10/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GALLAGHER, CHARMAINE Employer name Ontario County Amount $38,219.06 Date 12/27/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HENRY, BERNARD Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $38,218.78 Date 02/28/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, TANYA M Employer name Department of Health Amount $38,218.66 Date 02/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRESETT, DAVID M Employer name SUNY College at Plattsburgh Amount $38,218.20 Date 06/09/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATCHETT, JULIE A Employer name Central Square CSD Amount $38,218.12 Date 09/21/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALVANESE, JOSEPH M Employer name Nassau County Amount $38,218.09 Date 03/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NIES, SARAH A Employer name Schoharie County Amount $38,218.07 Date 06/06/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRIPPEN, BRIAN D Employer name Franklin County Amount $38,217.31 Date 05/11/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, NORMAN L Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $38,217.19 Date 12/21/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAVLAK, ROBERT J Employer name Bill Drafting Commission Amount $38,217.14 Date 06/01/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, ROCHELLE Employer name Fairport CSD Amount $38,217.07 Date 03/10/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, TODD G Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $38,216.96 Date 07/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARTIER, RONALD L, JR Employer name Malone CSD Amount $38,216.47 Date 11/14/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LANEY, KETURAH F Employer name Erie County Amount $38,216.43 Date 12/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, CHERYL LYNNE Employer name Brunswick CSD Amount $38,216.09 Date 05/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOVANOVSKI, AMANDA R Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,215.95 Date 10/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEALD, LACEY A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $38,215.84 Date 05/28/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICCIARDI, ANDREW V Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $38,215.82 Date 11/14/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFITH, GLORIA Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,215.66 Date 01/19/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOPOTEK, KRISTA L Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $38,215.38 Date 01/29/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMETH, STEPHANIE E Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,215.07 Date 09/02/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAUGH, ELIZABETH H Employer name Authorities Budget Office Amount $38,214.88 Date 04/07/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LUCEY, JAMIE L Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,213.67 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, KELLY A Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $38,213.64 Date 03/04/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, LAMAR D Employer name Hutchings Psych Center Amount $38,213.02 Date 01/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASHLEY, DAMIAN D Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $38,212.72 Date 05/02/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DIANDA, HEATHER L Employer name Columbia County Amount $38,212.70 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TOL, JOHN Employer name Morris CSD Amount $38,212.64 Date 04/01/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OKONIEWSKI, CHRISTINE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,212.57 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTLA, ROSALIE Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $38,212.57 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONNOLLY, MARIA M Employer name Broome DDSO Amount $38,212.35 Date 03/04/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITKOWSKI, FRANK M Employer name Kingston Housing Authority Amount $38,212.30 Date 12/12/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JEROME, PETER C Employer name Dansville CSD Amount $38,212.20 Date 07/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAYLINSON, LESTER F Employer name Town of Southampton Amount $38,212.15 Date 05/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARAPEZZA, CARLA J Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,212.07 Date 01/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HISE, DEBORAH J Employer name Niagara County Amount $38,212.07 Date 06/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System